The 6th Dragoons; instituted 1689, on account of their brave
defence of the town of Enniskillen, in favour of William III.
This cavalry regiment must not be confounded with the Inniskillings
or Old 27th Foot, now called the “1st battalion of the Royal
Inniskilling Fusiliers,” which is a foot regiment.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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